Practice Profile

A postgraduate Teaching and Training Practice aspiring to meet the needs of over 13,500 registered patients offering a high standard of clinical care and facilities through a multi-skilled team and staff working under the leadership and guidance of its founder and Senior Executive Partner, Dr Dinesh Kapoor. The Practice is on the 4th floor of the newly built West Stand of the Leyton Orient Football Club and enjoys a full view of the football pitch on one side and the panoramic views of the London city from the other side. The surgery can be accessed from the ground floor entrance to the Polyclinic. The practice is part of Oliver Road Polyclinic which provides a range of primary, intermediate and secondary NHS care. Access to the building and its consulting rooms is available for disabled visitors.

We are 10 doctor practice, 6 males and 4 females plus one registrar. We also have three female Practice Nurses and one female Health Care Assistant.

Leyton Healthcare is a joint Provider of Community Specialist Dermatology Services and Minor Surgery in Waltham Forest and is supported by the Whipps Cross Hospital Consultant Dermatologists to offer the service throughout the Borough. Dr Rashid is a GPwSI (GP with Special Interest in Dermatology) and Service Lead for the community service. He holds two clinics a week, one at Leyton Healthcare and the other at Langthorne Health Centre. A dermatology minor operations clinic is also held on a weekly basis.

The Practice has a number of in house specialist services provided for the convenience of our patients; radiology, phlebotomy and specialist diabetes services. Your GP may refer you to one of these services if clinically indicated.

Dr. Dinesh Kapoor

Senior Executive Partner 

During the years, Dr Dinesh Kapoor has held many senior posts within the NHS. He also piloted the first ever national initiative for 8am-8pm opening (7 days a week) for the Department of Health in 2005.

Dr Kapoor was nominated for an NHS Champions award in 2008 and he was national runner up in the Department of Health Innovative Awards in 2006. His current posts are listed below: 

  • Chair – Leyton and Leytonstone Commissioning Board
  • Clinical Director, Performance and Quality, Waltham Forest CCG
  • Post Graduate GP Trainer – London School of General Practice
  • Member of the North East London Faculty Board, Royal College of General Practitioners.

Dr. Ranjana Kapoor


Dr Ranjana Kapoor has been a partner in the Practice with husband Dinesh since the inception. Dr Kapoor has a special interest in child and maternal Health.

Dr. Farrukh Rashid

Partner and accredited GP in Dermatology and Minor Surgery

Dr Rashid joined Leyton Healthcare in 2006 following his Registrar training at the Practice the previous year.

  • Accredited Dermatology Provider for Waltham Forest PCT
  • Accredited Minor Surgery Provider for Waltham Forest PCT
  • Special interest in General Surgery and Orthopaedics

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